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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:45 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 7:45 AM EDT on May 04, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 22.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to the forecasted rain, the river is expected to
rise to near 27.0 feet by Monday morning.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball Park
and boat ramp area in Black Rock floods.
* Impacts at 25.0 feet... State Highway 37 will probably flood on west
side of Black River. State Highway 25 south of Black Rock and State
Highway 69 near Jacksonport may be partially flooded. Water will be
in portions of Powhatan State Park. Extensive cropland flooding,
flooding classified as moderate.





             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Black River
Black Rock 14 22.9 Sat 11 am 23.1 27.0 26.6 26.1 25.8




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128




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1139 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newport.
* From Sunday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 24.3 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to the forecasted rainfall the river is expected to
rise above flood stage by Sunday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 32.0 feet by Tuesday evening.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet... many thousands of acres of cropland are
inundated. Water is near State Highway 14. Many private levees are overtopped
allowing the river to flood cropland. Water in portions of Jacksonport State
Park that are on river side of levee.
* Impacts at 27.0 feet... State Highway 14 between Newport and Oil Trough
and State Highway 122 to Newark affected. Possible structural flooding
along State Highway 14 in Independence County. Bateman levee patrolling begins.
* Impacts at 28.0 feet... Bateman levee may be threatened with overtopping.
State Highway 14 east of Newport at Village Creek could be flooded by
backwater. State Highway 14 west of Newport is flooded. State Highway 69
in Independence County may be flooded. Flooding up Village Creek extends
to eastern portions of Newport. Extensive flooding of cropland in Jackson
and Independence County along the white and the lower Black River. River
crested slightly above 28 feet in December 2001 and March 2002.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... serious flood problems in Jackson and Independence
counties. Flooding extends across entire White River Valley downstream of
Newport. State highways 14, 37, 69, and 384 in the vicinity of Newport may
all be affected by flooding. Village Creek may be backing into portions of
Newport.
* Impacts at 31.0 feet... patrolling of Newport, Jacksonport, and
Village Creek levees begins. Homes and businesses inside levee at
Newport flooded. State highways 14, 37, 69, 367, and 384 may all be
impacted by flooding with the lower lying highways closed.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Lower White River
Newport 26 24.3 Sat 11 am 24.4 29.8 31.6 31.9 31.1




Lat... Lon 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
3548 9127 3534 9136






1014 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Thursday morning... the Flood Warning
continues for
the White River at Batesville.
* From Sunday morning to Thursday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
to rise to near 24.0 feet by Monday early afternoon. This
forecast is based off of heavy rainfall forecasted this weekend.
Please monitor latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 15.0 feet... there will be minor flooding of agricutural
land along the river. A 15 foot stage at the bridge is equivalent
to 23 foot flood stage at lock one tailwater staff gage.
* Impacts at 17.0 feet... a portion of State Highway 14 near Oil
Trough may flood. Agricultural land along right bank floods. A crest
of 17 feet at the bridge is equivalent to 28 foot crest at The Lock
one tailwater staff gage.
* Impacts at 18.0 feet... moderate flooding is occurring. State
Highway 14 near Oil Trough, and farmland along the river may be flooded.
A crest of 18 feet at the bridge is equivalent to a crest of 30 feet
at The Lock one tailwater staff gage.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... portions of Oil Trough and lower portions of
southwest Batesville may be flooded. State highways 14 and 69 affected.
Many thousands of acres of agricultural land is flooded. A 20 foot crest
at the bridge is equilvalent to a 32 foot crest at The Lock one tailwater
staff gage.
* Impacts at 22.0 feet... lower portions of Batesville and Oil Trough
will flood. State highways 14 and 69 will be closed. A crest of 22 feet
at the bridge is equivalent to a 34 foot crest at The Lock one
tailwater staff gage.
* Impacts at 23.0 feet... this is a serious flood situation. Portions of
Batesville and Oil Trough will flood. State highways 14 and 69 are
flooded. A crest of 23 feet at the bridge is equivalent to a 35 foot
crest at The Lock one tailwater staff gage.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Upper White River
Batesville 15 10.9 Sat 09 am 13.0 23.8 22.5 13.2 10.0




Lat... Lon 3558 9141 3568 9164 3570 9178 3580 9174
3576 9151 3564 9128






Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:58 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, white, and Yell. In eastern
Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence,
Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp, stone, and Van Buren. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* Today through Sunday evening

* much of the northern half of Arkansas has received 1 to 3 inches
of rain Friday night to Saturday morning, and is forecast to
receive anywhere from 2 to 5 inches, with isolated higher
amounts, from Saturday morning and lasting through Sunday
evening. Elsewhere in central parts of the state, 2 to 4 inches
of rain will be possible. Locally heavier amounts will be seen,
and a few spots, especially in north central to northwest
Arkansas, may see rainfall amounts in excess of 4 to 6 inches.
These rainfall amounts will likely create river flooding and
flash flooding across the area.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be
needed, and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to
monitor this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


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Lake Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:14 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Lake Wind Advisory now in effect from 9 am this morning to
9 PM CDT Sunday...

* event... gusty south winds.

* Areas affected... much of the eastern half of Arkansas.

* Timing... advisory winds will likely begin within a few hours
after sunrise Saturday morning.

* Winds... sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30
mph possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes and rivers. Small boats will be especially prone to
capsizing.


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:58 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, white, and Yell. In eastern
Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence,
Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp, stone, and Van Buren. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* Today through Sunday evening

* much of the northern half of Arkansas has received 1 to 3 inches
of rain Friday night to Saturday morning, and is forecast to
receive anywhere from 2 to 5 inches, with isolated higher
amounts, from Saturday morning and lasting through Sunday
evening. Elsewhere in central parts of the state, 2 to 4 inches
of rain will be possible. Locally heavier amounts will be seen,
and a few spots, especially in north central to northwest
Arkansas, may see rainfall amounts in excess of 4 to 6 inches.
These rainfall amounts will likely create river flooding and
flash flooding across the area.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be
needed, and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to
monitor this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


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Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
New York - Lakeshore Flood Watch , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Freeze Watch , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , High Wind Warning, Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement

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